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Under supervision, incumbent works as a Research Data Coordinator to provide data management for MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies, at the Center for Better Beginnings, in support of reports, scientific presentations, publications, and grants. Primary duties include conducting, coordinating and auditing medical record review, as well as identifying data entry, data quality and integrity problems that are relevant to the research hypotheses and interpretation, and working with staff to resolve these issues. Incumbent is responsible for independently interpreting research protocols, coordinating abstraction and validation of medical record review, timely review, and following up on error correction and discrepancies for clean and accurate data. Other duties include coordinating and performing data audit procedures as necessary, implementing the data management plan and updating the data-entry manual as necessary, as well as reporting data-entry errors.
Theoretical knowledge in science, such as biology, epidemiology, and/or clinical research, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Exceptional organizational, problem solving skills, analytical skills, and long-range planning skills with meticulous attention to detail, ability to identify future contingencies, and the ability to effectively prioritize workload and meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions and competing demands.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge in working with medical records, medical terminology, medications and pharmaceutical terminology, and birth defects terminology.
High level of skill in the use of standard office and databases on Windows platforms including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), and Adobe Acrobat.
Demonstrated mature and effective interpersonal communication skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility with appropriate demeanor to maintain good working relationships with staff at all levels.
Proven oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
Demonstrated experience and ability in working with database auditing in a setting in which multiple users are accessing the database. Demonstrated experience and proficiency medical record abstraction and auditing of abstraction.
Experience in analyzing results of research productivity and recommending and designing methods for improving research productivity and quality.
Experience in plan management including organization and implementation of projects. Construct evaluations for achievement of milestones as required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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